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FOX
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
senator. we have live team coverage. >> rob roth is examining the issue that put state senator leland yee at risk. first. >> robert handa live in santa clara where more materials were removed from the house today. robert? >> reporter: well, bomb squad has been cautiously testing and removing the explosive materials and a picture is developing about the suspect and what he kept inside his home a picture neighbors say keep getting more nerve- wracking. >> reporter: the scene was tense today at the home belonging to everett basham. san jose police bomb squad members used this trailer to remove five destructive devices today, took them to a site and blew them up, similar to tuesday night. this neighbor said this has the neighborhood shell shocked. >> when we heard the explosion it shocked everyone. >> reporter: how about now? >> yeah. we are still on our edge of our seat. >> reporter: investigators say today's bomb devices were more dangerous. >> unlike what they found earlier, which were incomplete, in the process of being completed and finished, these items were complete and ready to use. >
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
threat to kill state senator leland yee. first, though, we head to santa clara and the search of the suspect's home. ktvu's robert handa is there. what did they find today? >> reporter: well, the long painstaking search continues at this house today and even though details are coming out clowely, law enforcement -- slowly, law enforcement is finding dangerous material inside, including bombs ready to be used. >> reporter: bomb squad is examining the materials inside this home in santa clara. items are being tested before being removed. the bomb squad used this trailer to transport five devices away from the area where they were blown up, similar to tuesday night, captured on this surveillance video. today's devices were not just potentially dangerous. >> they were complete and ready to use. so that would be the difference. they were complete, ready to be implemented in whatever use he may have been planning. >> reporter: what everett basham he may have been planning to do is what investigators are trying to find out and what the neighbors are still coming to terms with. >> he was
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
threat against state senator leland yee. the man who turned his home into a bomb-making factories sent an email to the senator detailing exactly how he was going to carry out his threat. kpix 5's len ramirez is at the suspect's house where the search for explosives is wrapping up. len. >> reporter: that's right. it's been a long week out here in santa clara. but allen, as you mentioned, that email threat that was allegedly sent by mr. basham to leland yee's office apparently detailed the how, when and the where that this attack would take place. the sender also indicated he had extensive sniper training perhaps not coincidentally one of the charges leveled against mr. basham today was for the unlawful possession of a very high-powered sniper rifle. >>> reporter: santa clara bomb plot suspect everett basham walked into court making small steps due to the shackles on his ankles, wrist and waist. after briefly sitting and the correcting the judge on the pronunciation of his name, basham appeared ready to make a statement and tried to stand. >> you may be seated. >> okay. >> sir -- >> reporte
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
attentions will get on the way home. >>> apparently, he had it out for state senato leland yee. police say a santa clara man threatened to kill him and had the means to do it. the bomb squad is outside his santa clara home for the third day today and anne makovec reports from there. >> reporter: officers have been here all day long on humboldt avenue. the house is similar to that of a hoarder. >> we are still trying to make it through the house. >> reporter: so far they have found a lot of material that could be used to make bombs. our cameras spotted these liquid chemicals in the backyard this morning just as the bomb squad arrived with a specialized containment trick to take away an explosive device they found in the house. officers say they don't know what they will find next. >> every time you open anything and look, you take a deep breath, okay, here we go. keep goin. >> reporter: on tuesday night the bomb squad blew up some material. >> we are concerned. >> reporter: people who live in this quiet santa clara neighborhood watch it with amazement. >> we want to see the end of it so we ca
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 1:35am PST
ken bastida. the suspect had it out for state senator leland yee. police say the man turned his santa clara home into a bomb making factory. kiet do is there tonight. >> reporter: this is the closest that we've been able to get to the crime scene so far. this is the suspect's front yard where bomb techs earlier today dug a hole, dropped in some volatile chemicals and then blew it up. no telling what else they'll find inside the home a man neighbors describe as reclusive and sec entrick. who is everett basham? his profile is shaping up to that of a brilliant but troubled man. >> i didn't think the guy would make a bomb. it's pretty disconcerting. >> reporter: officers came to the home on humboldt avenue tuesday afternoon. after they say he made death threats to state senator leland yee over his push for more gun control. the s.w.a.t. team was on the lookout for booby traps and backed off. bomb techs then detonated unknown materials. investigators say they found more suspicious items. want house was so cluttered it'll take a nerve wracking three days to dig through it all. >> it's not o
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
leland iter has details from jerusalem. >> reporter: a deadly disaster a thousand feet in the sky and a hot air plop falling over -- flying over luxor caught fire and crashed j. the balloon was landing and some workers were holding the balloon ropes. one rope cut off the helium tank and it caught fire. nobody was able to control the plop. one of the tourists jumped as the balloon was flying up. >> the mangled wreckage of the balloon spread across the sugar plane field with the chartered remains of the victims. at least no one foreign surist -- tourists were kills. one eyewitness said he jump premiuming to this deaths whola fire and it jumped from the basket before slamming into the group. the gas line goes from the tank to the burner snapped sparking the explosion that set the balloon on fore and strikes's now blow to egypt's tourism industry, which has been uprising that continues today. one traveler changeed plans after hearing news about the crash. >> i was planning on going to the same balloon trip. after what happened, i cancelled it. >> reporter: the tourist cancellation is now a
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
threats to senator leland yee. before a judge today, kiet do learned more about this guy. >> reporter: ken, after talking to neighbors all week, the sense we get is this guy was all bark and no bite. regardless, this is a truck full of evidence that investigators say would suggest otherwise. neighbors call him weird, a wanna-be, and a poser. today we got our first good look at everett basham. at his arraignment, he corrected the judge on the pronunciation of his name and was about to say thing before his attorney told him to keep quiet. he's a man who investigators say stockpiled weapons and bombs and lived like a horder. >> i can tell you, first of all, the most important thing is nobody was hurt. >> reporter: bomb technicians have spent the past four days in basham's home wading through clutter. they found a completely assembled bomb, ready to blow, and three assault weapons, and a high-powered rifle, like the one pictured here. basham was allegedly upset over state senator leland yee's proposed gun-control bills and e-mailed a death threat detailing how, when and where the assassin
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am PST
basham arrested tuesday for making a death threat against state senator leland yee. when officers searched his home they found assault weapons and bomb-making materials which they then detonated in the front yard as seen from a neighbor's security camera and then yesterday, they found more volatile materials. investigators say he is a hoarder. his house is covered in surveillance cameras and radio antennae. >> it's not over yet. so i don't want to knock on wood per se. something could happen tomorrow while we're searching. >> i didn't think the guy would make a bomb so i, you know, it is -- it's pretty disconcerting. >> reporter: according to his linkedin page, basham has 30 years of engineering experience. we are going to hear today from the man the threat was allegedly targeting, state senator leland yee who brought forth a controversial bill regarding an assault weapons ban. he is having a press conference this morning. we are expecting more officers here at 7:30 this morning to continue the search. now, coming up in the next half hour, you're going to hear about an interesting
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
on crestview drive, last night near leland road. two of the children were on their bikes. the third. in a stroller. all four victims were taken to hospitals. one of the children was airlifted to children's hospital in oakland. police have not yet released a suspect description. >> police are searching for two suspects who they say brutually attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. you're looking at a sketch of one of the suspects. they say it all started last friday night when a 75- year-old woman noticed two men outside trying to break into her daughter's car. the woman opened a home windo and tried to scare the men away. that's when she was attacked by one of the suspects. the victim's son-in-law says he's in disbelief over what happened. >> the car alarms started going off. and they ran and jumped through the window and jumped in the house and started beating her. >> the elderly woman was punched repeatedly in the face and kicked in the ribs. she suffered a factured nose, two black eyes,and other injuries. her son-in-law says that though she's sore.she's doin
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
-year-old everett basham was arrested tuesday for making a death threat against state senator leland yee. in his home was found assault weapons and bomb-making materials. they were detonated in the front yard as seen from a neighbor's security camera. yesterday they found more volatile materials. investigators say he is a hoarder, house covered in cameras and antennae. >> it's not over yet. i don't want to knock on wood per se because something could happen tomorrow while we search. >> i didn't think the guy would make a bomb. so i -- it's disconcerting. >> reporter: according to his linkedin page, basham has 30 years of engineering experience. now, we are going to hear later on this morning from the man that threat was allegedly targeting, state senator leland yee who brought forward a controversial bill to close a loophole in california's assault weapons ban. that may have upset basham and yee is holding a press conference at this office this morning. so we are expecting more officers here this morning. now, coming up in the next half hour, we are going to hear a very unusual endorseme
Telemundo
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
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ABC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
. he admitted the killing to leland asked how to dispose of the body. the defense is well aware of lee's testimony, all three of michael johnson's attorney took the time to not only discredit lee but to punch holes in the state's case. the jury was charged about 3:00 this afternoon and got the case about four. they deliberated for about an hour and a half to two hours. the judge said to take a braifnlgt he also offered them an early lunch break because of the parade from 11:30 to 12:30. they declined and said they with like to work through that. the fate of michael johnson is now in their hands. reporting from downtown baltimore, brian kuebler. >>> a woman is charged with assault and reckless endangerment for the beating of a disabled man that was caught on tape. hard to watch. we blurred it out to con seat victim's identity. it shows the beating involved 57-year-old donna everett and a 53-year-old victim. it happened in a group home where everett was a caregiver. it shows another beating as onlookers laugh. the director said it's repulsive and disgusting. the organization has a st
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
leland yee had homemade bombs ready to go. the bomb squad has been removing hazardous materials from the home on humboldt avenue for days. and kpix 5 reporter len ramirez tells us, they are not done yet. len. >> reporter: they are just wrapping up for the evening but what they announced today, what investigators announced today is a potential game changer in this case. they say that they not only found the precursors and 8ments of making a bomb, but as you mentioned ready to detonate bombs. >>> reporter: the painstaking and potentially dangerous search of a silicon valley engineer's cluttered home on humboldt avenue is yielding an assortment of chemicals and components that make bomb technicians nervous. >> hopefully no more substances pop up. >> reporter: they found a lot mr. bush. -- they found a lot already. our kpix 5 camera spotted stashes of chemicals and containers including nitric acid stacked up in the backyard of the home this morning but hostess every disturbing to investigators, finding what they described as a handful of completed homemade bombs. >> unlike the substance
CBS
Feb 16, 2013 7:00am PST
the one pictured here. basham was allegedly upset over state senator leland yee's gun control bills and e-mailed a death threat detailing how, when and where the assassination would take place. the 45-year-old apparently bragged about his extensive sniper training. >>> if convicted on all counts, his maximum time is about 12 years, eight months. >>reporter: basham's parents live nearby but declined an on- camera interview and then shut off the porch light. people have been saying a lot of things about your son. basham has been described as a brilliant engineer, albeit one that walked around in military fatigues and put a security camera on his roof. after an intense week of combing for bombs, chp says they found everything. >> i got to take a deep breath, okay, we were able to fill our obligation and i'm excited to tell the neighbors everything is good. >>reporter: in santa clarita, kit goh, kpix5. >> authorities have a few more items of evidence to process before finally heading out of that neighborhood today. basham is expected to enter a plea by thursday. >>> new this morning, th
KRON
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
email detailed in a rather that he possessed and state senator leland yee email four weeks ago.and alerted the chp's threat investigators were able to trace the email and say the author.is everett basham.who it was at basham's home in santa clara that bomb making materials were found.as well because of his efforts to close loopholes in the state's assault weapon ban. the author of that particular email stated that if i did not cease efforts to deal with gun violence failed at his attempts in we are planning to carry the there was a threat or not makes out resolve a lot everett basham is expected to be arraigned tomorrow afternoon for making a threat against a public offic1al as well as for a number of other charges related to the illegal items seized at his home. maureen the search is ongoning at house in sankron4's rob fladebos if there was a moment when something could go wrong, more than a few observers held their breath. a kind of 'hurtlocker' moment, if you full body armour, transferred the volatile materials from evert basham's home to a steel- reinforced bomb transport trail
FOX News
Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
europe and asia. there were no americans on board. leland vittert on fox top story in our middle east newsroom. what are investigators saying started this thing? >> shep, right now they are thinking it's somehow the line that goes from the gas tank up to the burner that warms the air in a hot air balloon broke and the gas started spewing out. it hit the flame that was already there on the burner. it lit everything on fire. that's when we saw the balloon shoot up to a thousand feet up in the air. and during that time, there were a number of these tourists were inside jumping off the balloon, some of whom were on fire. as the balloon then came crashing back down those thousand feet on to the ground. they said the whole thing took something in the order of 10 -- about two minutes there. of the people on the balloon, 21 people on board. 19 dead. some from britain, france, china, other places. the pilot is one of the people who survived. he survived by jumping off at some point there and ending up in that sugar cane field. you can believe as the investigation begins by the egyptians right
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
charged with ten felonies including the alleged threats he made against state senator leland yee among other counts. the district attorney's office declined to provide details saying the law enforcement reports have now been sealed by the court. >> i can understand the public's concern in this case, it's an unusual case. however due to the early stage that we're at there's not a lot of information i can give. >> reporter: if convicted basham faces almost 13 years behind bars. basham sat listening intently and neighbors we talked to say they're still puzzled about the quiet guy who kept to himself. >> obviously he's not as nice as he seems. or that his face shows. it's surprising. i think it's pretty sick, pretty sad. >> reporter: basham returns to court february 21st to enter a plea and a bail hearing. coming up at 6 more on the court case and about the search that's about to wrap up at his home. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the woman charged with being an accessory in a deadly home invasion has pleaded not guilty. 22-year-old raven dixon is a prostitute who supplied informati
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
this, his shoving of a player at the game against usc. now state senator leland yee is calling for his suspension and the pac 12 has reprimand him. the senator is calling on the university to suspend him for at least one game. >> iowa's governor is coming to california today in an effort to lure companies to relocate to the heart land and says he will meet with businesses that have a presence in iowa and those he would like to attract. he will not name which companies he is actively courting. governor brown was critical of a similar move by texas governor perry who reportedly did not make much headway in trying to lure companies away. >> we are a day appear from robin roberts' return to "good morning america" and we will chat with her colleagues. >> coming up, first, back behind bars, the violation landing "hummer mom" would went to jail for having sex with underage boys, what is causing her to be behind bars again? >> a live look outside our camera showing the embarcardero and you can seat rain has started in parts of the bay area with light rain to begin. >> we are back. this is
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
leland vittert has that story from jerusalem tonight. a warning the story may contain images you will find disturbing. >> almost two years worth of amateur video showing the raw horror of the syrian tactic and civil war,-up investigators have enough evidence to identify and charge government lead terse war crimes for everything from indiscriminately shelling and bombing civilians to torturing and executing prisoners. however, as the civilians continue to pull the injured dead children from rubble of bombed-out building, those fighting in the name of the syrian population are as guilty. rebels are accused of using child soldiers, hostage taking and murder. all increasing problems as al-qaeda inspired militias are leading the charge. as shown in this video, fighters wearing the black islamic flag as head dresses take over as the syrian air force base. >> god is great says the leader. we are coming to you. it is unclear if the captured russian made jets are in prime condition. but now the mow men tem shifted back to rebels. israel trying to have a reinforced fence along the border to pre
KICU
Feb 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> reporter: here on the cal campus there appears to be a sense of forgiveness. but leland yee is calling for the coach to be suspended. >> reporter: cal basketball coach montgomery says he let his emotions get ahold of him. crab appeared upset and was led away. today leland yee is asking for some action. >> there needs to be some suspension. i think the one day suspension is enough to show that it is not okay. crab led the bear's come back in eventual lee. montgomery was unapologetic says the shove quote worked didn't it. but later in a statement he said while my intent was to motivate our student athlete, but actions were inappropriate and i apologize for my actions. the pac12 reprimanded coach montgomery. there are reports that coach montgomery was involved in a similar incident and this time the coach should be punished. reporting live here at the uc berkeley campus. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now this isn't the first such controversy for the cal basketball program. in 1993, the school's athletic director was fired. >>> police say there were called to a homeless enca
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
have six mile stretch of knew metering lights from jackson to he hand -- leland so give yourself extra time. >> we are learning about changes coming to oakland's first friday festival after a shooting left an 18-year-old student dead this month. the 18-year-old was killed and three others were wounded. the oak tribune reports that next month's first friday event will end earlier with fewer street closings and there could be restriction of alcohol consumption. >> you have heard of the gender pay gap, right? there are six jobs where women are bucking the trend and making the same as men. >> team drivers are told to keep their hands off their smartphones. the other gadgets that can soon >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> not so good news for novato. the fog back. you are down to three quarters of a mile and laugh mile still in santa rosa. clouds are thicker along the coast to five mile visibility at half moon bay. everyone else is okay. we will have hazy conditions, with fog through 7:00, mid-30's to low 40's. and nearly 60 by noon an
KICU
Feb 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >>> the man accused of making death threats against leland yee made his first court appearance today in san jose. bashum is facing 10 charges. investigators spent three days searching his home. they found weapons and bomb making material. bashum is due back in court february 24th to make a plea. >>> a s.w.a.t. team entered an apartment on shatuck avenue and found it was empty. it all began at 12:30 this afternoon when a vehicle pulled up on west mcarthur. someone in the car opened fire wounding a man. officers tracked the car to the 1600 block of shatuck. they officers say they thought a second person was barricaded. the person shot earlier today is expected to survive. >>> a passenger on board that carnival cruise ship filed a lawsuit today. amber lee has stories from people here in california. >> reporter: home sweet home is how passengers of the carnival cruise ship are feeling tonight. pena rushed to the arms of relatives. she is surprised as the welcome. >> i'm not even sure i was expecting it, but i should have been. i'm just glad to be home. >> reporter: the engine fire knocke
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
a sense of forgiveness. but leland yee is calling for the coach to be suspended. >> reporter: cal basketball coach montgomery says he let his emotions get ahold of him. crab appeared upset and was led away. today leland yee is asking for some action. >> there needs to be some suspension. i think the one day suspension is enough to show that it is not okay. crab led the bear's come back in eventual lee. montgomery was unapologetic says the shove quote worked didn't it. but later in a statement he said while my intent was to motivate our student athlete, but actions were inappropriate and i apologize for my actions. the pac12 reprimanded coach montgomery. there are reports that coach montgomery was involved in a similar incident and this time the coach should be punished. reporting live here at the uc berkeley campus. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now this isn't the first such controversy for the cal basketball program. in 1993, the school's athletic director was fired. >>> police say there were called to a homeless encampment near the food next door on industrial
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
officers during his rampage. >>> the man accused of making death threats against leland yee made his first court appearance today in san jose. bashum is facing 10 charges. investigators spent three days searching his home. they found weapons and bomb making material. bashum is due back in court february 24th to make a plea. >>> a s.w.a.t. team entered an apartment on shatuck avenue and found it was empty. it all began at 12:30 this afternoon when a vehicle pulled up on west mcarthur. someone in the car opened fire wounding a man. officers tracked the car to the 1600 block of shatuck. they officers say they thought a second person was barricaded. the person shot earlier today is expected to survive. >>> a passenger on board that carnival cruise ship filed a lawsuit today. amber lee has stories from people here in california. >> reporter: home sweet home is how passengers of the carnival cruise ship are feeling tonight. pena rushed to the arms of relatives. she is surprised as the welcome. >> i'm not even sure i was expecting it, but i should have been. i'm just glad to be home. >> rep
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
the busiest intersections in the bay area at 13 metering lights between jackson and leland stating tomorrow. you can expectedlies for san jose commute but the freeway should be thinning out because of the metering lights. >> new this morning, the obama administration will issue new security standards this week to protect men computer networks from hackers. intelligence reports says that the united states is the target of a massive, sustained, cyber espionage campaign with china as the top of the long list of attackers. over five years hackers turned their attention away from government agencies to private sectors such as energy, finance, and information technology which has cost the economy billions. the administration security standards would be voluntary. >> america will be watching as president obama delivers his state of the union address to a joint session of congress tomorrow night. the president will be raising several key issues in the second term including jobs, the federal budget, gun control, immigration, and climate change. the white house says the president will be foc
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 11:00am PST
man accused of making death threats against state senator leland yee. yee says basham sent him an e-mail threatening to kill him if he did not stop his efforts against gun violence. chp officers say when they searched basham's home, they found dangerous materials used to make explosives. >>> we have new details this morning surrounding a deadly shooting and a car crash in las vegas that completely shuts down the busiest part of that famous strip. we're now learning the intersection featuring caesar's palace and the bellagio will be shut down for most of the day. there was a shootout between two vehicles. police say a maserati and a black suv were stopped at a red light when somebody started firing a gun. the two cars then sped through the red light. the maserati slammed into a taxi. the taxi burst into flames instantly killing a passenger and that driver. and that started a chain reaction. ended with five cars involved. police say the black suv involved in that shooting managed just to speed away. >>> olympian oscar pistorius will return to court tomorrow for day four of his bail he
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
under arrest for threats against senator leland yee, angry for the senator's effort to close loopholes in gun laws. they are worried about booby traps in the home. neighbors are also concerned. officers have already detonated some explosives in the home. senator yee is not backing down. he wrote on facebook, thanks everyone for your words
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
against state senator leland yee. >> when you start reading the email, it really outlines step by step as to how they were going to stalk you, how they were going to then put a gun on their sight and at you and then how they were going to pull the tricker and blow you away. >> -- pull the trigger and blow you away. >> he said the email expressed anger about a gun control bill he authored to ban gunmakers from selling weapons with magazines that can be replaced by using a button. the state senate committee is expected to hold a hearing on it soon. >>> the mother of an 18-year- old shot to death at an east bay school is making a plea for the gunman to turn himself in. family and friends of trevion foster are heartbroken over his death. wednesday night, this happened. police say foster was playing dice at hillside elementary school in san leandro just before 9:00 at night when shots rang out. foster's mother believes he knew the killer. >> please, turn yourself in because my baby did not deserve that. he didn't deserve it at all. >> hillside elementary was closed yesterday as investigators s
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
threatening the life of leland yee. bashum of santa clara did not enter a plea. he is charged with ten felonies including 10 counts of illegally possessing bomb making equipment and a count of making threats. >>> crews are removing a fallen crane. we were the first to show you the accident right after it happened and consumer editor tom vacar was the first reporter on the scene. he joins us now from treasure island with the role that crane played in the bay bridge construction project, tom -- >> reporter: first thing we want to do is go the video we shot here within the last hour or so. what you're seeing is because there was no one hurt or injured or killed the people that were actually responsible for clearing this up were able to get right into it. and to immediately start cutting up the metal which was already sitting on the barge making fairly quick work of it. as a result a lot of work has already been done in fact, a lot of the falling metal has already been hauled away. but plenty of metal still hangs over head. this is what chopper 2 saw shortly after the incident took place a
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
children. this evening. the incident happened on crestview drive, near leland road. two of the children were on their bikes. the third. in a stroller. all four victims were taken to hospitals. one of the children was airlifted to oakland children's hospital. no word on a suspect. on to another developing story. police are searching for two suspects who they say. brutually attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. her brother in- law speaks out for the first time about her condition. as san jose police release a sketch of one suspect who attacked the 75- year old woman. and only on kron 4. the victim's family member spoke exclusively to kron 4's reggie kumar. the elderly woman was punched repeatedly in the face and kicked in the ribs. she suffered a factured nose, two black eyes,and other injuries. to protect her identity we chose not to show her home. brian dehn is the woman's son in-law, he says he still can't believe one of the robbery suspects beat up a 75 year old grandmother. in san jose reggie kumar kron 4 news. >> new at 11. in san francisco -- police are now
SFGTV2
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
leland yee and state senator ted gains, all three of which are sponsoring some five different pieces of state legislation aimed at banning assault weapons and munitions, getting higher levels of background checks and registries, and also i think senator gains is attempting to also make sure that those that have backgrounds of mental health challenges are lifetime bans of possessing these weapons. again, in an attempt to do what we can. in san francisco, we tried to ban assault weapons some years ago. we were unsuccessful in the courts in being able to do so. we are going to renew these efforts in light of the sandy hook sentiment and i know there's just a higher level of sentiment that causes us to focus even more on what we can do locally. in fact, this higher level of sentiment, as you'll hear from the police chief, has even caused one of the highest rates of gun return. certainly we paid some money for that, but he's going to tell you there are some individuals out there, in light of sandy hook, that returned their guns and without even asking for remuneration of those guns. and h
NBC
Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
players. this morning not everybody is satisfied with that decision. state senator leland yee wants coach mike montgomery suspended for the incident. you can see montgomery shoving alan crab during sunday night's game. crab upset there and wanted to go after the coach. montgomery eventually issued an apology yesterday saying his behavior was inappropriate. the pac 12 says it reprimanded montgomery. state senator yee says he wants montgomery suspended for one game. state's men's basketball coach says he's not been fired. he confirmed with the bay area news group -- this happened late last night. he says he's still the spartans head coach. an internet report said they were dismissed effective immediately. the spartans not a very good season. lost ten consecutive games and won only four conference games over the past two years. >>> speaking of losing streaks, warriors return from the all-star break trying to snap their skid. golden state lost five games in a row. the last win on february 2nd. they are in utah tonight playing the jazz. tip-off is 6:00 p.m. meantime, sharks back in actio
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 11:00am PST
a death threat to state senator leland ye. because of his efforts to strengthen gun law. the search has been extremely delicate, cluttered in there and could contain a lost dangerous items. >> that is extremely dangerous. like having a kitchen chef who half completeed the omelet so you do not know where they are in the process. it could be volatile. >> state senator yee held a news conference. >> let me make this very crystal clear: neither this threat or any threat will deter me from addressing the credit school issues surrounding gun violence. this is a troubling case and only further demonstrates the need to address this problem. >> he will not back double on the efforts to strengthen gun laws in california and he says the threat on his life was sent in an e-mail last month and it was intercepted by the c.h.p. c.h.p.'s next step was to search this house here. the search here continued for the rest of the day, possibly into the weekend. that is what we are hearing from c.h.p. >> cornell, thank you, san jose police need your help to catch this man who held up a bank of the west bra
KRON
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
happened on crestview drive near leland road last night-- they were in a crosswalk-- which neighbors say- is a dangerous one. >> the mother, the kids they used that to get to the other side it is very dangerous. all of these cars they are going 30- "miles an hour" 40 m.p.h.. >> pam: 24- year-old noe delgado faces felony hit- and-run charges. investigators say, they do not believe alcohol was a factor but they are still trying to determine how fast delgado was driving at the time of the crash all three victims are expected to be okay. >> a new study finds. the bay area has the second worst traffic congestion in the country, with commuters wasting - what adds up to days -sitting in their cars every year. kron 4's charles clifford has more... >> reporter: according to this new report from texas a and m, the bay area now has the second worst traffic congestion in the country. actually we're tied with los angeles for that dubious distinction. washington d.c. takes the top spot, where drivers spend on average 67 hours per year delayed in traffic. commuters in los angeles and the bay area wait
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
was charged with 10 felonies including the alleged threats he made against state senator leland yee and possessing destructive devices, materials to make explosives, assault weapons, a high powered rifle. the district attorney's office declined to provide des saying law enforcement reports have been sealed by the court. basham is being held without bail and the prosecutor wants to keep it that way. >> our position is that we would seek no bail or high bail. due to the public safety. >> reporter: while the investigation is still in its early stages the search will essentially end tonight. they continue to withhold details except to say they have more evidence. neighbors say they're relieved the ordeal is ending. >> i'm glad they caught him. i'm glad he's in jail. i'm glad it's going to end soon to give a little peace to folks in the neighborhood. >> reporter: basham returns to court february 21st to enter a plea and for a bail hearing. if convicted basham faces almost 13 years behind bars. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> detectives investigating a routine fraud arrest at palo a
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
and is urging everyone to withhold their judgment. >> and the chp says this guy had it out for leland yi. this isn't the first threat he's gotten over his push for tighter gun control but it's certainly the scariest. >> when you start reading the e-mail, it really outlined step by step as to how they were going to stalk you how they were going to then put a gun on their site and how they were going to pull the trigger and blow you away. >> he says the threat won't stop his campaign to ban the bullet button which makes otherwise illegal assault rifles legal in california. he calls it proof the new law is needed. >>> ask any retail store worker and they know: crooks like to do a smash and grab. but tonight, what seems to be a new phenomenon, a crash and grab. crooks are stealing cars and smashing them into stores to rob them. >> reporter: we're outside the verizon in pleasant hill. you can see they've got a little work to do to clean up this mess. investigators believe that crash and rob as they're calling it lasted perhaps a minute. crash right through the front glass. 5:30 this mornin
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
, the target of everett basham's anger was state senator leland yee. since last year, y ee pushed gun control legislation, a ban on the bullet button. senator yee took up the cause after watching a kpix 5 report on the loophole in the law which allows the tip of a bullet to be used to quickly detach magazines on high powered rifles. in an exclusive one on one interview today, senator yee told us earlier threats were taken seriously, but none was as specific and scary as this one. >> not only, you know, for myself, but for my staff and, you know, for my family, because you don't know where it's going to come from and who knows who is standing next to you, who may stand accidentally in front of you and take the bullet. so it's pretty frightening. >> coming up at 6:00, more on why senator yee says this threat on his life is a perfect example of why his assault weapons ban is needed. >>> developing news in the east bay. investigators spent the day combing a schoolyard for evidence in a murder case. the victim, a rising football star shot while hanging out with friends at hillside elementa
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
. investigators will be back the scene home of the man who threatened to assassinate state senator leland yee. a device was taken from the home and detonated at a remote site. the suspect is 45-year-old everett basham is due in court today. officers arrested him on tuesday for threatening a state official. he is charged with illegal weapons. the senator yee spoke of the case yesterday saying he received an e-mail a month ago threat being assassination if he did not stop pushing for gun control legislation. authorities in sonoma are looking for a man who may have robbed three banks, two in less than an hour. police say a man walked into the u.s. bank branch inside the safe s way on commerce boulevard yesterday and demanded money from the teller and left. 45 minutes later a man robbed a bank at safeway and the suspect acted if he was amended but never showed a weapon. witnesses description match add suspect from a hold up at a chase bank two weeks ago, hispanic, between 5' 4" and 5' 6" with bleached hair. there is a $25,000 reward if capture. >> be prepared for delays if you travel through
KOFY
Feb 14, 2013 11:30am PST
everett basham after police say he sent a death threat to state senator leland ye. because of his efforts to strengthen gun law. the search has been extremely delicate, cluttered in there and could contain a lost dangerous items. >> that is extremely dangerous. like having a kitchen chef who half completeed the omelet so you do not know where they are in the process. it could be volatile. >> state senator yee held a news conference. >> let me make this very crystal clear: neither this threat or any threat will deter me from addressing the credit school issues surrounding gun violence. this is a troubling case and only further demonstrates the need to address this problem. >> he will not back double on the efforts to strengthen gun laws in california and he says the threat on his life was sent in an e-mail last month and it was intercepted by the c.h.p. c.h.p.'s next step was to search this house here. the search here continued for the rest of the day, possibly into the weekend. that is what we are hearing from c.h.p. >> cornell, thank you, san jose police need your help to catch t
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
clara man is facing tonight after prosecutors save he made death threats against state senator leland. he appeared very timid in court today. the charges against him include making threats and explosives. he's accused of having several weapons and a high powered, long-range rifle. >> he's charged with three assault weapons, which are illegal and in addition he's charged with two counts of forgery of a government i.d. >> reporter: for the third full day, investigators scoured his home, discovering a handful of explosive devices which the bomb squad detonated. >> san francisco police say two men are recovering tonight from injuries after they were attacked by a group of robbers armed with a hatchet. a 58-year-old man came home to find a 69-year-old man tied up and suffering from cuts. investigators say the 69-year-old had been attacked by three men who used a hatchet on him. the intruders did manage to take off. so far no arrests have been made. >> i literally was in shock because i couldn't believe something like this happened on our block. this is a really safe block. we look out for
KICU
Feb 13, 2013 7:00pm PST
what they called a credible threat to state senator leland lee over his gun control policies. bo sham was arrested at a family member's home in sunny vail and booked on numerous charges, possession of manufactured explosives, possession of chemicals used to manufacture explosives and threatening a dignitary and public official. the california highway patrol is leading the investigation because a state official is involved. a spokesman says the house is filled with unknown chemicals and destructive devices, which is why the search is so pain stake sglg you're not going to go in and open drawers if you have something potentially dangerous sitting on top of the desk, for example. so our first priority was to render everything inside there safe. >> investigators say they found what they called destructive devices inside and planned to blow nem up but then changed their mind to keep chemical residue from getting in the wind. bo sham remains in jail without bond. in santa clara, robert honda ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the arguments on both sides whether barry bonds should remain a convicted f
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 11:00am PST
basham is an engineer who sent an e-mail threat to state senator leland yee over gun control legislation that that senator sponsored. this morning, the senator saying the e-mail contained very specific threats on his life. >> this threat was unlike any other that i have ever received. this was not a racist ranting or deriding my culture and my heritage. but instead it was a rather deliberate and specific set of behaviors that he was going to engage in order to accomplish his particular goal. >> officers originally discovered those explosives in basham's home on tuesday. that's when he was arrested. a bomb squad then detonated some of those explosives tuesday night. >>> the man behind one of the most inspirational stories of the london summer olympics is now charged with murder. oscar pistorius faces his first court hearing tomorrow after his girlfriend was found shot to death inside his home this morning. we get the latest now from nbc's rohih catru. >> reporter: the details of precisely what took place in the early hours of this morning are still emerging. but what's known i
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
anything he's ever received. that's how san francisco state senator leland yee is the describing the death threat made against him. that threat led to the arrest of a santa clara man after they found explosive devices in his home. on monday, investigators discovered dangerous materials used to make explosives and detonated them in the front yard of everitt bashham's home. he says he received that threat by maile four weeks ago. >> the author of that particular e-mail specifically stated that if i did not cease our efforts to deal with gun violence, that he would assassinate me in or around the capitol. >> basham is accused of illegally poe seszing a concealed loaded fireman in his car. today the san jose police department's bomb squad use
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the santa clara man accused of making death threats against state senator leland yee is arrested and what was shocking what was found in his house. what did they find? >> reporter: they found evidence related to the threat, but they did not thankfully find any more explosives at the home. did he not enter a plea, he faces ten felonies, he is accused of making a death threat gently land yee regarding the gun control efforts. the 45-year-old man shuffled into the courtroom wearing ankle chains and handcuffs. he appeared very timid. he faces a long list of charges. from making threats to making explosive devices. he is also accused of having several -- several is assault weapons and a long-range high-powered rifle found in his santa clara home. >> he is charged with three assault weapons that are illegal. and in addition to that, he is charged with two counts of forgery of a government i.d. >> reporter: for the third full day, investigators scoured the home looking for evidence linking him to threats against senator yee and more explosives, they had already discovered a handful of useab
SFGTV
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am PST
things like sunday street, pavement to park, streetscape improvements such as avalencia and leland, and pilots, things like a better market street pilot. that we eventually got legislated. the idea of using public space. by time of day. the third one, was tdm, travel demand management. the idea to use policy tools to shape and encourage people to think about alternatives and partner with new types of organizations, car sharing, bike sharing, finding the balance of working with private employers investing in regional and local shuttles. this whole area is fast-moving especially with the online apps in the new economy businesses growing and trying to enter the market and meet demand that the city and additional services have not been able to meet. and leverage investment in innovative policy between the city and nonprofit and private entities. that was sort of an overview of our last county what plan and initiative to remind you that we will improve our infrastructure. therefore proposed initiatives relate to these for goals regarding livability, defining what everyone needs, so that
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